Kōrero: Choral music and choirs

Different choirs: Wellington Welsh Society choir (4 o 6)

Different choirs: Wellington Welsh Society choir

Members of the Wellington Welsh Society choir, wearing traditional dress, are shown in the temporary 5ZB studio at the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition at Rongotai, Wellington, in 1940. With them is senior announcer and radio station manager Ian Mackay and his wife (centre). 5ZB, a commercial station, was the official voice of the exhibition. It broadcast many of the events and entertainments, of which Welsh choral singing seems to have been one.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PAColl-0262-01
Photograph by William Hall Raine

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Choral music and choirs - Choirs in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/42213/different-choirs-wellington-welsh-society-choir (accessed 10 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014